[PC-BSD Testing] Blue People FlashPlayer

David turbolad995 at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Oct 30 09:47:54 PDT 2012


On 30/10/12 15:03, Bridger Dyson-Smith wrote:
> @David, perhaps you could explore running one of the Linux Chrome 
> binaries from inside a jail? Another option would be asking Google for 
> a FreeBSD-compatible binary executable, but you would probably have 
> better luck with the first route.
>
> Bridger
>
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 6:29 AM, David <turbolad995 at yahoo.co.uk 
> <mailto:turbolad995 at yahoo.co.uk>> wrote:
>
>     On 30/10/12 06:20, N V wrote:
>
>         On 30 ??????? 2012 00:05:31 Eitan Adler wrote:
>
>             On 29 October 2012 16:00, Andreas Hotz
>             <aufderalb at googlemail.com
>             <mailto:aufderalb at googlemail.com>> wrote:
>
>                 Hallo, when I playing something in 'Youtube' for example
>
>             Hi,
>
>             I'm the FreeBSD flash maintainer.
>
>                 in Opera Browser,
>                 the face colour of the people for example
>                 ( and maybe other colours )
>                 are blue ! ( feeling like in 'Avatar'.. )
>
>             This is a known issue and is true on both Linux and
>             FreeBSD.  Adobe
>             has no interest in fixing the issue.
>
>                 I'm using a Nvidia gt 220/240 card !
>
>                 Any solution ? of changing the colours...
>
>             Only a workaround: disable hardware acceleration.   Be
>             warned though:
>             this will make flash slower than it already is.
>
>                 Thanks for your support
>
>             Thank you for using PC-BSD!
>
>         Hi.
>
>         While this can make flash slower, I havn't noticed any
>         difference in perfomance
>         with and without accel.
>
>         P.S. Andreas, AFAIK this blue thing happens only in youtube
>         movies.
>
>         Regards,
>         Vans.
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>     The only known workaround that may work is to use Google Chrome
>     (not Chromium), since Chrome uses the newest releases of Flash.  I
>     have been reading about this and Adobe are no longer developing
>     Flash 11.2 series for other web browsers in Linux.  Could PC-BSD
>     have the newest Chrome releases available in the AppCafe?
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I don't know how to run an app inside a jail.  I'm an end-user who is 
happy to test PC-BSD and report any bugs I come across.  I did have the 
same problem in Ubuntu with blue videos on Flash, but using Google 
Chrome (not Chromium) seems to have fixed it in Ubuntu.


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